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Sultan Qaboos University



Sultanate of Oman

 

The College of Science has vacancies for academic staff in the following Departments:

 


 

The Department of Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman invites applications for the following positions:

Professor /Associate Professor in Organometallic Chemistry

Candidates should have research focus specializing in design, synthesis and potential applications of catalysts in the petrochemical and allied industries. The individual should have some working experience in the chemical industry in addition to a distinguished scholarly career in academia, and should be able to establish a dynamic research program while engaging in teaching and mentoring at undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate must have a PhD and competitive record of publication.  The candidate should have an excellent and proven record in securing and managing research funds and the ability to develop meaningful research collaboration. 


Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry

A doctorate degree in organic chemistry with postdoctoral research and teaching experience are required for appointment.  Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching organic spectroscopy and other organic chemistry courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Preferred research areas are limited to plant or microbe-based natural products chemistry particularly in areas that connect chemistry to molecular biology.  Preference will be given to candidates with strong potential for interdisciplinary research collaboration and hands-on experience with NMR and other instruments relevant to research in organic chemistry.  Successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program in natural products chemistry in areas of strategic interest to Oman.

Candidates should compile an application as a single pdf file comprising cover letter, curriculum vitae, future research plan, teaching philosophy, and names and complete contact information of three referees.

Applications will be received until 30th September, 2014.

Chemical Storekeeper

The qualified candidate should have a BSc degree in chemistry or equivalent with a strong fundamental understanding of organic and inorganic chemistry, especially the physical and chemical properties of chemicals related to safe handling. The advertised position is best suited to candidates with excellent sense of smell.

The individual should have workplace experience in handling chemicals, laboratory consumables and glassware inventories in an educational or industrial organization.

The successful candidate will be responsible for receiving and issuing chemical supplies, keeping electronic record of the store inventory, and managing the overall safety of stored chemicals.  The ability to interact with students and researchers in all departments/units in the College is critical to the success of this position.

Candidates should compile an application as a single pdf file comprising cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and complete contact information of three referees.

Applications will be received from date of posting until the position is filled

All applications should be submitted to: 


Professor Majekodunmi. O. Fatope,

Head, Department of Chemistry,

Sultan Qaboos University P O Box: 36, P C 123, Muscat, Oman Phone: +968 241472 Fax:      +968 241469 Email: chemhod@squ.edu.om

 


 

The Department of Physics

The Department of Physics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University is inviting applications for one position in Electronics:

Assist/Associate Professor of Electronics: The candidate will have a PhD degree in Physics specializing in Electronics/Optoelectronics with proven research experiences in physics of solid state devices from both the experimental and simulation point of views. Knowledge in optoelectronics, lasers and photonics will be treated as additional qualifications. The candidate is expected to teach physics of electronic devices and their practical use in a variety of analogue and digital circuits, where laboratory is an essential component.

Applicants should send a CV with a CV-summary sheet, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan and future goal as a single PDF file to: Professor A K George [email: akgeorge@squ.edu.om], Coordinator of the Physics Appointment Committee with copy to Professor S M Mujibur Rahman [Email: mujib@squ.edu.om] , Head of Physics Department  by 30 August 2013.   The salary package, facilities and benefits for successful candidates will be specified by the University.


 

Department of Computer Science

Appointments for 2014/2015

Sultan Qaboos University is the National University of the Sultanate of Oman. The College of Science at SQU provides a variety of degree programs in science-based on an American degree plan. The college also runs graduate programs and provides a wide range of service courses. All instruction is in English and candidates must be fluent in English. The University is located near the capital area and close to excellent international schools and unique natural recreational areas. Apart from an attractive tax-free base salary, SQU offers free furnished accommodation, free medical care including a hospital family clinic on campus, excellent recreational facilities on campus, end of service gratuity, subsidized schooling for up to two children, 60 days annual leave with return tickets and rolling two year contract.

The Department of Computer Science has vacancy for one faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor. The later two ranks require solid, research and publication track record. Only PhD holders are invited. Areas Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics and Multimedia will be considered. Qualified applicants should submit electronically their applications including CV and names and contacts information of three referees to Ms. Reena Thomas at: dcsvacancy@squ.edu.om.

Suitably qualified and experienced individuals with a dedicated approach to teaching and a commitment to research are invited to submit applications. Positions will remain open until filled but applications received before 30 May 2014 will receive strongest consideration. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in any particular case.

Vacant Lecturer Position for 2014/2015

Two Lecturer positions are vacant in the Department of Computer Science, College of Science, at Sultan Qaboos University. The qualified candidates should fulfill the following requirements:

    Hold BSc and M.Sc. degree in Computer Science or related fields. Minimum of 5 years teaching experience in higher education institute. Have good communication skills and ability to teach at the foundation level. Fluent in Arabic and English.

Applications should be received by 24th April 2014 at the latest. Qualified applicants should submit electronically their applications including CV and names and contacts information of three referees to Ms. Reena Thomas at: dcsfpvacancy@squ.edu.om.



Short listed candidates will be contacted by email and interviewed at a suitable time. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in any particular case.

Technician

The Department of Computer Science, College of Science, at Sultan Qaboos University has a vacant position for a Technician. Below is a description of the function and scope of this position and the required qualifications. Interested candidates can submit applications (cover letter, CV, copies of degrees and certificates, work experience documents) by 29 January 2014 to:

Head, Department of Computer Science College of Science



Sultan Qaboos University



P.O. Box 36, Al-Khoud 123



Oman



Tel/fax: 24141407



Email: dcsvacancy@squ.edu.om

Function & Scope: To manage computer resources efficiently in the Department of Computer Science for instructional and research applications. The Technician is responsible for maintaining and monitoring on all operations of computer laboratories including assisting students, software installation/management, and hardware integrity for future needs by:

  • monitoring the stability and maintaining effectively the computer hardware and peripherals in the department of computer science
  • resolving incidents and problems both directly from teaching labs and special project labs.
  • having experience in a variety of operating systems: Windows (NT, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 2003/2008/2012 Servers), Unix (Sun Solaris 8 or 10), Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Red Hat).
  • having knowledge in Oracle 10g, 11g or latest version and having knowledge in backup software system like Symantec, Acronis, Macrium Reflect or SCCM 2012.
  • having extensive knowledge of PC, LAN, WLAN technologies, Network printers, desktop/server software, application installation and compatibility
  • working within current resource boundaries to develop practical solutions to computing problems faced by the students and the staff
  • taking timely action when necessary to ensure that critical activities like lab exams are accomplished promptly and successfully
  • preparing periodic reports of computer inventory which is required by the College of Science computer users committee
  • willing to work with minimal supervision
  • having knowledge in E-Learning (Moodle) is an advantage but not required
  • performing other duties as assigned by the department Superintendent and or by the HoD.
QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in IT related area with at least 7 years of experience

 


 

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman invites applications for lecturer positions in its Foundation Program. The qualified candidates should have M.Sc. degree in Mathematics. They should have good communication skills and ability to teach at the foundation level. A degree in Mathematics Education is desirable.

Applications should be received by 31 December 2013 at the latest. Qualified applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, a CV including a statement of teaching philosophy and names of three referees who have knowledge of the candidate's abilities to hoddomas@squ.edu.om. Alternatively, hard copies may be mailed to HOD, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 36, Postal Code 123, Al Khod, Muscat, Oman.

Short listed candidates will be contacted by email and interviewed at a suitable time.

Appointees are entitled to tax-free basic salary, free and furnished accommodation, a renewable contract with end-of-service gratuity, annual leave with return air tickets for spouse and up to two children, and free medical services in government hospitals in the country. Children must be below 18 years to benefit.





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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman invites applications for contract-track faculty positions at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR or PROFESSOR levels in all areas of Mathematics. Qualified candidates should have a good first degree and PhD as a minimum. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills and ability to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Successful candidates are also expected to develop a dynamic research program in his/her area of specialization.

Applications should be received by 31 December 2013 at the latest. Qualified applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, a CV including a statement of teaching philosophy and names of three referees who have knowledge of the candidate's abilities to hoddomas@squ.edu.om. Alternatively, hard copies may be mailed to HOD, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 36, Postal Code 123, Al Khod, Muscat, Oman.

Only Short listed candidates will be contacted by email and interviewed at a suitable time.

Appointees are entitled to tax-free basic salary, free and furnished accommodation, a renewable contract with end-of-service gratuity, annual leave with return air tickets for spouse and up to two children, and free medical services in government hospitals in the country. Children must be below 18 years to benefit.


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman invites applications for contract-track faculty positions at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR or PROFESSOR levels in all areas of Statistics and Probability, Actuarial Science or closely related fields. Qualified candidates should have a good first degree and PhD as a minimum. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills and ability to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates able to teach basic level mathematics courses. Successful candidates are also expected to develop a dynamic research program in his/her area of specialization

Applications should be received by 31 December 2013 at the latest. Qualified applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, a CV including a statement of teaching philosophy and names of three referees who have knowledge of the candidate's abilities to hoddomas@squ.edu.om. Alternatively, hard copies may be mailed to HOD, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 36, Postal Code 123, Al Khod, Muscat, Oman.

Only Short listed candidates will be contacted by email and interviewed at a suitable time.

Appointees are entitled to tax-free basic salary, free and furnished accommodation, a renewable contract with end-of-service gratuity, annual leave with return air tickets for spouse and up to two children, and free medical services in government hospitals in the country. Children must be below 18 years to benefit.














 
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